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AMARANTHE To Release 'Helix' Album In October

Four albums into their career, Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have racked up north of 118 million YouTube views and half a billion song streams, have landed at No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart three times, and possess a panoply of gold and platinum discs for albums and singles alike. With its electrifying fifth album ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON To Headline This Year's HEAVY MONTRÉAL Festival

AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON, GOJIRA and EMPEROR are among the confirmed artists for this year's Heavy Montréal festival, set to take place July 28-29 at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Weekend Passes General Admission: $165 (taxes & service fees included) Gold: $300 (taxes & service fees included) Weekend Warrior Passes ('77 Montréal ...

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Relentless - FOUR BY FATE

In their short time together, FREHLEY'S COMET really had something good going on. Though dropping only two LPs and a live EP, the ensemble Ace Frehley staked his comeback with was one of the more notable units of the 1980s. "Second Sighting", a softer album compared to its highly-entertaining, self-titled predecessor, was an inadvertent dagger ...

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Former SKID ROW Drummer ROB AFFUSO Joins FOUR BY FATE

FOUR BY FATE, the band featuring vocalist/guitarist Tod Howarth (FREHLEY'S COMET, CHEAP TRICK) and bassist John Regan (FREHLEY'S COMET, PETER FRAMPTON), has announced the addition of former SKID ROW drummer Rob Affuso to the group's ranks. Says FOUR BY FATE in a statement: "Rob will finish out the rest of the FOUR BY FATE recordings ...

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FOUR BY FATE Recruits TWISTED SISTER/ADRENALINE MOB Drummer A.J. PERO

FOUR BY FATE, the band featuring vocalist/guitarist Tod Howarth (FREHLEY'S COMET, CHEAP TRICK) and bassist John Regan (FREHLEY'S COMET, PETER FRAMPTON), has parted ways with drummer Stet Howland (W.A.S.P., LITA FORD) and guitarist Sean Kelly (CRASH KELLY, HELIX) and has replaced them with A.J. Pero (TWISTED SISTER, ADRENALINE MOB) and Patrick James (POUND, FLYWHEEL), respectively. ...

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HELIX: New Album Title Revealed

Canadian rockers HELIX have set "Bastard Of The Blues" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in March. Vocalist Brian Vollmer states: "The CD will follow in the vein of 'Vagabond Bones' and 'Skin In The Game'; in fact, I'm thinking of putting that song on this new disc, seeing as 'Skin In ...

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'Hair I Go Again' Documentary: New Trailer Posted Online

A new two-minute trailer for the forthcoming "Hair I Go Again" "documentary" can be seen below. Film synopsis: "The year was 1985. Thousands of miles away from the sonic debauchery of the Sunset Strip, a group of teenage friends shared aspirations of glam rock grandeur. Rising from the ashes of countless garage jams and taking ...

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ANTHEM Bassist Diagnosed With Stomach Cancer; Japanese Tour Postponed

Veteran Japanese metallers ANTHEM have postponed their previously announced tour after their bassist, Naoto Shibata, was diagnosed with stomach cancer. The band's next live appearance is now scheduled to take place at the first-ever Ozzfest Japan, which will debut Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12 at the Makuhari Messe Arena, just outside of Tokyo. ...

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'Hair I Go Again' Trailer Released

A three-and-a-half-minute trailer for the forthcoming "Hair I Go Again" "documentary" can be seen below. Film synopsis: "The year was 1985. Thousands of miles away from the sonic debauchery of the Sunset Strip, a group of teenage friends shared aspirations of glam rock grandeur. Rising from the ashes of countless garage jams and taking a ...

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THE ACACIA STRAIN: Another New Song Available For Streaming

"The Mouth Of The River", a brand new song from Western Massachusetts metallers THE ACACIA STRAIN, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Death Is The Only Mortal", which will be released on October 9 via Rise Records. The CD was produced by guitarist Daniel "DL" ...

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THE ACACIA STRAIN: New Video Interview With VINCENT BENNETT

ArmyOfOneTV recently conducted an interview with vocalist Vincent Bennett of Western Massachusetts metallers THE ACACIA STRAIN. You can now watch the chat below. THE ACACIA STRAIN will join forces with VEIL OF MAYA for a co-headline fall tour in November/December. Support on the trek will come from UPON A BURNING BODY, VOLUMES and TWITCHING TONGUES. ...

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Guitarist BRENT DOERNER Quits HELIX

Guitarist Brent Doerner has announced his departure from Canadian hard rockers HELIX. Says the band: "Although we are sad to hear the news, we wish Brent all the best in his future. Brent is a huge part of the band and will be truly missed by fans from around the world to the HELIX family. ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Bassist NIKKI SIXX Teams With DEAN MARKLEY

Dean Markley USA today announced the release of the new Nikki Sixx Helix HD SS bass strings. This collaboration with MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx offers the exact string type and gauges he uses on stage. The Nikki Sixx strings are constructed of stainless steel alloy and feature new Helix patent-pending hyper-elliptical windings. As Nikki ...

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New HELIX Compilation CD To Be Released In September

Canadian hard rockers HELIX will release a compilation CD entitled "1983-2012" in September. Singer Brian Vollmer states, "It will feature 19 tracks from various HELIX CDs over the years plus one brand new track, the Christmas track that Sean [Kelly; CRASH KELLY] and I wrote. We're keeping the name of the song under wraps for ...

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